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unstar this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to examine whether the use of the BCG vaccine on badgers has reduced the incidence of cattle-borne bovine TB. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 205812 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-11more like thismore than 2019-01-11
star this property answer text <p>Defra has funded research to model the impact of vaccination of badgers with BCG on the incidence of tuberculosis in cattle, and the Animal and Plant Health Agency has published an analysis of the effect of badger vaccination on the incidence of tuberculosis in cattle in the Badger Vaccine Deployment Project area.</p><p> </p><p>Professor Sir Charles Godfray’s TB Strategy Review report, published in 2018, considered the role of badger vaccination and the Government is currently considering its response.</p><p> </p><p>For further information, please use the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0039250%20" target="_blank">https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0039250</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bovine-tb-analysis-of-the-effect-of-badger-vaccination-on-incidence-of-tb-in-cattle" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/bovine-tb-analysis-of-the-effect-of-badger-vaccination-on-incidence-of-tb-in-cattle</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-strategy-for-achieving-bovine-tuberculosis-free-status-for-england-2018-review" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-strategy-for-achieving-bovine-tuberculosis-free-status-for-england-2018-review</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2019-01-11T13:14:02.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-11T13:14:02.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2017-10-25more like thismore than 2017-10-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of he availability of the BCG vaccine for badgers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 109644 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
star this property answer text <p>Although the timing of resumption of supplies of the licensed Badger BCG product remains uncertain, we are confident that supplies of an alternative, unlicensed BCG vaccine in 2018 will be sufficient to allow us to resume the Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2017-11-01T12:48:34.32Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-01T12:48:34.32Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew remove filter
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unstar this property date less than 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to advance the efficacy of the phage vaccine for bovine TB. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 146079 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-29more like thismore than 2018-05-29
star this property answer text <p>Defra is not aware of any research on the use of bacteriophages (viruses of bacteria) as vaccines for bovine TB. The current leading vaccine candidate is BCG which is an attenuated strain of the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis and not a bacteriophage.</p><p> </p><p>However, there is a company developing a Phage test to detect TB. I have met with the developers of this test to discuss their work and officials are engaging with them on the regulatory process they need to go through.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
unstar this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2018-05-29T11:23:29.797Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-29T11:23:29.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew remove filter